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Location: Junagarh Fort, Bikaner, Rajasthan
On Display: Antique Rajput Weaponary, WW1st Biplane
Timings: 10.00 am To 4.30 pm


Ganga Mahal, the imposing halls added by Maharaja Ganga Singh, now houses the Fort Museum. It contains a fine collection of antique Rajput weaponry, jade handle daggers, camel hide 'dhals' (shields) and inlaid handguns and camel guns. Gold and silver 'howdahs', 'jhulas', 'palkis' and a First World War biplane are on view. Other important objects include a pair of drums belonging to Jambhoji, the saint who predicted the foundation of the dynasty by Rao Bika for 450 years. Photographs and items of personal use by Maharaja Ganga Singh and miniatures are also on display.

Timing: 10.00 am to 4.30 pm
Closed: Friday and gazetted holidays.




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